Cheshire Police Head Quarters
Client: Cheshire Police
Value: £24 Million
Status: Completed 2003
Cheshire Police Head Quarters was renewed in 2000-2005 as a PFI project to provide new offices and support buildings on a site in Winsford. Gilling Dod were retained by the PFI provider, HBG to carry out the works on the support buildings which comprised of a vehicle maintenance centre containing vehicle repair and maintenance workshops, MOT bay, stores and office areas. Other buildings included an armed response unit including training area, magazine and vehicle garages, training vehicle garage, traffic support unit building and residential unit containing bedrooms and supporting areas for staff residents on site.
Building types were a mixture of framed and clad structures for the larger units, and traditional loadbearing masonry construction for the smaller buildings. The project also included extensive site infrastructure to provide parking, car wash down, secure storage and general circulation.